TPS External Youth Consultation on Carding, TheArtivist, and The H.O.P.E. Coalition

Wednesday, July 3rd edition:

York Connect: From YorkCast on CHRY, check out an interview with The H.O.P.E. Coalition about the work that they do to bring awareness to homelessness and poverty in Peel Region. Listen to hear about their events and initiatives at York University to engage students.

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Feature Interview: News Now‘s Ayushi Sharman talks to Odion Fayalo, Youth Outreach Worker at For Youth Initiative (FYI), about the external youth consultation with Toronto Police Services FYI hosted on June 28 at Keele and Eglinton. The consultation was held after growing concerns by community members and organizations over the racial element to police carding in the area. Listen to Fayalo talk about the parameters set by Toronto Police Services at the event, the effectiveness of street check receipts, and the importance of community mobilization to combat systemic injustices.

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Independent Arts and Culture: Part three of our series on Toronto artists who bring light to social issues. News Now‘s Hailee Ingleton interviews Quentin VerCetty, a.k.a. TheArtivist, about how he uses his art for activism and to make social change. Listen to TheArtivist perform a spoken word piece about his experiences growing up around drugs, “Chillin’ in the Trap House.”

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